“The only source of knowledge is experience.” Albert Einstein

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Book ChaptersE. Nichita & B. Rouben, Problems in Elementary Reactor Physics, with SolutionsW. Garland, Editor, The Essential CANDUPapersB. Rouben and E. Nichita, “On the Amount of Moderation in the CANDU Lattice”, Nuclear TechnologyP. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “Time-Dependent Homogenization for Pressurized Heavy-Water Reactors”, Proc. PHYSOR 2020, International Conference on Physics of Reactors, Cambridge, UK, March 29th-April 2nd, 2020J. Haroon and E. Nichita, “A comparative study of reactivity feedback effects for a HALEU molybdenum-producing PHWR fuel bundle and a standard PHWR fuel bundle”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 361, (2020)T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, “A Study of Superhomogenization Applied to PHWR Lattices”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 6, (2020)P. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “GET-based time-dependent lattice homogenization using a global-local approach”, Annals of Nuclear Energy 134 (2019) 359–369V.D. Beregic, E.M. Nichita, A. Waker, E. Waller, J. Atanackovic, “A Novel Eye Thermoluminescent Dosimeter for Measuring the Eye Lens Dose Equivalents Hp(3)n and Hp(3)γ in Neutron-Gamma Mixed Fields and the Simulation of its Dosimetric Characteristics Using the GEANT4 Software”, 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, Westin Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2019 June 23-26J. Haroon and E. Nichita, “Comparison of the Reactivity Feedback Effects between a Molybdenum-Producing PHWR Fuel Bundle and a Standard PHWR Fuel Bundle”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 120 (2019), 985-988T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, "A Study of Superhomogenization Applied to PHWR Lattices", 8th CNS Conference on Simulation Methods for Nuclear Engineering, Oct 9-11, 2018, Ottawa, ONP. Schwanke and E. Nichita, "A Global-Local Approach for Time-Dependent Lattice Homogenization", PHYTRA4 - The Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications, Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018Q. Liu and E. Nichita, “Position-Dependent Delayed-Neutron Fractions for IQS Calculations and Application to PHWR Kinetics Calculations”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 339, (2018).T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, “Application of Multi-Node SPH Factor Generation to PHWR Lattice Homogenization”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 118?, (2018) P. Schwanke, Q. Liu and E. Nichita, “A Multi-Purpose Homogeneous-Node Benchmark for PHWR Configurations”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 116, (2017) P. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “Analytic Benchmark for Fuel-Reflector PHWR Configurations”. Proc. 37th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, June 4 – June 7, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, (2017)

J. Haroon, L. Kicka, S. Mohapatra, E. Nichita, P. Schwanke, “Comparison of the

Reactivity Effects Calculated by DRAGON and Serpent for a PHWR 37-element Fuel

Bundle”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 3, (2017)E. Nichita and J. Haroon, “Molybdenum-99-Producing 37-Element Fuel Bundle Neutronically and Thermal Hydraulically Equivalent to a Standard CANDU fuel Bundle”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 307, 86-95, (2016)E. Nichita and S. Mohapatra “Application of SPH Factors to PHWR Lattice Homogenization”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 114, (2016)Q. Liu and E. Nichita “Application of Position-Dependent Delayed-Neutron Fractions to IQS Calculations for PT-SCWR”, Proc. 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, June 19 – June 22, Toronto, ON, Canada, (2016)

V. Kovaltchouk E. Nichita and E. Saltanov, “Temperature Distribution Inside Fresh-

Fuel Pins of Pressure-Tube Supercritical-Water-Cooled Reactor”, ASME Journal of

Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 2, (2016)

V. Kovaltchouk E. Nichita and E. Saltanov, “Axial Power and Coolant-Temperature

Profiles for a Non-Re-Entrant Pressure-Tube Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactor

Fuel Channel”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 2,

(2016)

Q. Liu and E. Nichita “Position-Dependent Delayed-Neutron Fractions for IQS

Calculations in the Diffusion Code DONJON and Application to PT-SCWR Reactors”,

Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 113, (2015)

E. Usalp and E. Nichita, “Leakage-Corrected Discontinuity Factors for PHWR Lattices

– A simple Test”, Proc. 7th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation in

Nuclear Science and Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 18-21, 2015

E. Nichita and V. Kovaltchouk, “Reducing the Fuel Temperature for Pressure-Tube

Supercritical-Water-Cooled Reactors and the Effect of Fuel Burnup”, Nuclear

Engineering and Design, 295, 524–533, (2015)

E. Nichita and E. Usalp “Pin Power Reconstruction for PHWR Reactors Using

“The only source of knowledge is experience” Albert Einstein

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Book ChaptersE. Nichita & B. Rouben, Problems in Elementary Reactor Physics, with SolutionsW. Garland, Editor, The Essential CANDUPapersB. Rouben and E. Nichita, “On the Amount of Moderation in the CANDU Lattice”, Nuclear TechnologyP. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “Time-Dependent Homogenization for Pressurized Heavy-Water Reactors”, Proc. PHYSOR 2020, International Conference on Physics of Reactors, Cambridge, UK, March 29th-April 2nd, 2020J. Haroon and E. Nichita, “A comparative study of reactivity feedback effects for a HALEU molybdenum-producing PHWR fuel bundle and a standard PHWR fuel bundle”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 361, (2020)T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, “A Study of Superhomogenization Applied to PHWR Lattices”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 6, (2020)P. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “GET-based time-dependent lattice homogenization using a global-local approach”, Annals of Nuclear Energy 134 (2019) 359–369V.D. Beregic, E.M. Nichita, A. Waker, E. Waller, J. Atanackovic, “A Novel Eye Thermoluminescent Dosimeter for Measuring the Eye Lens Dose Equivalents Hp(3)n and Hp(3)γ in Neutron-Gamma Mixed Fields and the Simulation of its Dosimetric Characteristics Using the GEANT4 Software”, 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, Westin Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2019 June 23-26J. Haroon and E. Nichita, “Comparison of the Reactivity Feedback Effects between a Molybdenum-Producing PHWR Fuel Bundle and a Standard PHWR Fuel Bundle”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 120 (2019), 985-988T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, "A Study of Superhomogenization Applied to PHWR Lattices", 8th CNS Conference on Simulation Methods for Nuclear Engineering, Oct 9-11, 2018, Ottawa, ONP. Schwanke and E. Nichita, "A Global-Local Approach for Time-Dependent Lattice Homogenization", PHYTRA4 - The Fourth International Conference on Physics and Technology of Reactors and Applications, Marrakech, Morocco, September 17-19, 2018Q. Liu and E. Nichita, “Position-Dependent Delayed-Neutron Fractions for IQS Calculations and Application to PHWR Kinetics Calculations”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 339, (2018).T. Ferguson and E. Nichita, “Application of Multi-Node SPH Factor Generation to PHWR Lattice Homogenization”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 118?, (2018) P. Schwanke, Q. Liu and E. Nichita, “A Multi-Purpose Homogeneous-Node Benchmark for PHWR Configurations”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 116, (2017) P. Schwanke and E. Nichita, “Analytic Benchmark for Fuel-Reflector PHWR Configurations”. Proc. 37th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, June 4 – June 7, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, (2017)

J. Haroon, L. Kicka, S. Mohapatra, E. Nichita, P.

Schwanke, “Comparison of the Reactivity Effects

Calculated by DRAGON and Serpent for a PHWR

37-element Fuel Bundle”, ASME Journal of Nuclear

Engineering and Radiation Science, 3, (2017)

E. Nichita and J. Haroon, “Molybdenum-99-Producing 37-Element Fuel Bundle Neutronically and Thermal Hydraulically Equivalent to a Standard CANDU fuel Bundle”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 307, 86-95, (2016)E. Nichita and S. Mohapatra “Application of SPH Factors to PHWR Lattice Homogenization”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 114, (2016)Q. Liu and E. Nichita “Application of Position-Dependent Delayed-Neutron Fractions to IQS Calculations for PT-SCWR”, Proc. 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, June 19 – June 22, Toronto, ON, Canada, (2016)

V. Kovaltchouk E. Nichita and E. Saltanov,

“Temperature Distribution Inside Fresh-Fuel Pins of

Pressure-Tube Supercritical-Water-Cooled

Reactor”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and

Radiation Science, 2, (2016)

V. Kovaltchouk E. Nichita and E. Saltanov, “Axial

Power and Coolant-Temperature Profiles for a

Non-Re-Entrant Pressure-Tube Supercritical Water-

Cooled Reactor Fuel Channel”, ASME Journal of

Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 2,

(2016)

Q. Liu and E. Nichita “Position-Dependent Delayed-

Neutron Fractions for IQS Calculations in the

Diffusion Code DONJON and Application to PT-

SCWR Reactors”, Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 113, (2015)

E. Usalp and E. Nichita, “Leakage-Corrected

Discontinuity Factors for PHWR Lattices – A simple